Keynote Speakers 2018-04-20T21:39:39+00:00

Title of the talk: Models and Simulations: Taxonomy, Examples and Credibility

Olivier De Weck – Massachusetts Institute of Technology et Airbus Group

Olivier L. de Weck is a Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an Adjunct Professor at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). He has authored and co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications. He is a Fellow of the INCOSE and an Associate Fellow of the AIAA. As of January 2013 de Weck serves as the editor-in-chief for Systems Engineering, the leading journal of INCOSE. He is best known for contributions to the field of Systems Engineering in multidisciplinary design optimization, space logistics, and “ilities” (non-functional requirement).
As of January 2017 de Weck is deployed to AIRBUS Group, as Senior Vice-President for Technology Planning and Roadmapping with the CTO in Toulouse. During his stay in France, de Weck is an associate researcher at ISAE-SUPAERO.

Daniela Dragomirescu – INSA Toulouse

Daniela Dragomirescu is Professor at the University of Toulouse (INSA Toulouse) and LAAS-CNRS laboratory. She is the Head of Microwave and Photonics Systems Department, in LAAS-CNRS laboratory and the IEEE Solid States Circuits French Chapter Chair. Daniela Dragomirescu is also the Dean of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at INSA Toulouse engineering school. Prof. Dragomirescu was Fellow of Churchill College, University of Cambridge from February to September 2014, working on Wireless Sensor Networks. Prof. Dragomirescu is conducting research in the area of wireless communications with a special focus on Internet of Things. Daniela Dragomirescu received in 2005 the French National Research Agency grant for Young Investigator which supported her in setting up the team in the Wireless Sensor Network area. She published more than 100 referred papers in journals and international conferences and held two patents.

Title of the talk: Wireless Sensors Networks development as part of Cyber-Physical Systems

Title of the talk: Scheduling under uncertainty: An overview of recent developments

Roel Leus – KU Leuven

Roel Leus is a Professor of Operations Research at the Faculty of Economics and Business at KU Leuven. He is also the head of the Research Center for Operations Research & Business Statistics (ORSTAT) at LU Leuven. His research works focus on production scheduling, planning and project planning (deterministic and under uncertainty). He is also interested in project portfolio management. Roel Leus has published more than 50 publications in international journals. He is associate editor of OR Spectrum and editor of a Journal of Scheduling special issue.

Frédérick Benaben – IMT Mines Albi Carmaux

Frédérick Benaben is a Professor at IMT Mines Albi Carmaux (University of Toulouse – Institut Mines Télécom). He is the head of the Interoperability of Organizations research team (IO, 20 members). His research activities comprise collaborative networks and Information System interoperability, including crisis situation management applications. These last years, he has authored 12 publications in international journals and more than 100 papers in conferences. He has directed 17 PhD thesis, 10 Master thesis and 9 post-doctorates.

Title of the talk: A Big Data framework for knowledge management: data interpretation and information exploitation for decision-making and action – illustration in the field of crisis management